Avid4 Adventure, voted for the past 4yrs as one of Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work, is hiring full-time OUTDOOR EDUCATORS this summer in Colorado (Day camps in Boulder, Denver, Greenwood Village, Golden, Highlands Ranch, Lafayette, Superior, Castle Rock, and Colorado Springs. Two overnight camp locations nestled in the Rocky Mountains) or California Bay Area (Day Camp location in: Burlingame, Palo Alto, Oakland, Moraga and Mill Valley). We empower kids to choose active, outdoor lifestyles. Instructors are the cornerstone of our team, providing support, mentorship, and instruction to our youth with enthusiasm and passion.
The CORE Responsibilities of an Instructor:
Lead activities with your co-instructor and provide age and developmentally- appropriate instruction in mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, SUPing, Leave No Trace principles, and team building in state parks (Avid4 provides all sport training for our instructors)
Co-lead an activity group of up to 13 campers through outdoor adventures
Serve as a role model and guide campers in appropriate behavior, attitudes, and activities
Provide exceptional customer service to parents and all participants in our programs
Be a member of a dynamic staff team and take an active role in the evaluation of participants, programs, and staff
· Minimum 19 years of age and a sincere passion for working with kids
· First Aid and CPR certified by the start of camp (Staff with Wilderness First Aid or higher do receive additional compensation)
· Personal experience in at least one of our core sports: mountain biking, rock climbing, paddling (white water sports, kayaking, canoeing or SUP) or hiking/survival skills
Staff training: begins in early June
Camp Dates: Mid-June - Mid-August
Work week: Monday - Friday, about 40 hours/week
Please visit our website for our full compensation rubric, including hourly rates and experience "additives" at https://avid4.com/jobs/compensation.
Public transportation reimbursement to/from camp each day.
Outdoor Industry professional discounts on gear at over 100 outdoor retail brands.
Free access to Avid4 gear (mountain bikes, kayaks, SUPs) to use with your family and friends after work and on weekends. We also sell off all our gear at the end of every season and instructors get first pick and a discount!
Position Location: Colorado
Number of Positions Open: 20
Contact Name: Victoria Lam
Contact Phone Number: (720) 2492412